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The China-Pakistan Axis: Asia's New Geopolitics

Andrew Small


China and Pakistan have been each other’s only “all-weather friend” for decades, but the relationship remains little understood. This book recounts the history of the Sino–Pakistani axis, including details of its most sensitive aspects, such as China’s dealings with the Taliban and its support for Pakistan’s nuclear program. Today this relationship plays a central role in Asia’s geopolitics, with ramifications for Afghanistan, India, Asia as a whole, and the West. Finally, the book discusses the dilemma China faces in maintaining its current relationship with Pakistan. It focuses on the collis ... More

Keywords: China, Pakistan, Asia, geopolitics, nuclear, terrorism, international affairs

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780190210755
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210755.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Small, author
German Marshall Fund